Solution Architect

Luxoft Poland
Online interview
B2B Employment contract
Remote possible

Project description

One of the biggest UK rail network companies operating with rail infrastructure and asset management has a need to develop and support enterprise-level information systems.

A successful candidate would:

  • Provide expert design advice to capital programmes and projects,
  • Ensuring specified design is reflected in funding allocation to programmes and individual projects.
  • Contribute advice as a project team member of programmes and projects. - Manage stakeholders;
  • Produce, finalise and approve all documentation for your projects;
  • Apply experience and lessons learnt to ensure procurements keep to programme.

Your tasks

  • Act as the design authority for projects and programmes, responsible for the compilation of the high-level architecture to support programmes and their constituent projects based on the strategic vision.

  • Design solutions directly for Route Services Information Technology customers in the business, and check that the solutions built align with the as-is and to-be technical infrastructure.

  • Develop solution designs in line with RSIT strategy, standards and definitions allowing for the appropriate integration of enterprise interfaces, data and systems at a strategic level.

  • Set technical standards for development of the applications solution.

Engage colleagues in other areas of RSIT to verify that the proposed design fits in with existing/proposed infrastructure, and where non-conformant, reconfigure or seek exception approval.

  • Manage stakeholder understanding and expectations regarding the application design; confirming functionality meets business needs.

  • Use agreed application design to act as an informed buyer for applications development from third parties; validating specifications and commercial constraints are clearly communicated and understood.

  • Direct third-party resources to develop the application, acting as a point of clarification for complex design issues verifying that the end product remains on time, cost and quality target.

  • Verifying that programme/project related applications knowledge is shared appropriately in order to drive re-use of data, processes and technology where appropriate.

Who we're looking for?

  • Extensive experience of working as a Technical Architect in a corporate IS function
  • Experience of delivering architecture components / compliance within an environment where systems and services are delivered via outsourced arrangements with key suppliers
  • Enterprise integration concepts and technologies
  • Middleware concepts and technologies
  • Web concepts and technologies CASE/Modelling tools
  • Networking and Operating system concepts & technologies
  • Willing and able to work in multi-disciplinary teams (RSIT colleagues, business functions, suppliers etc.) to resolve business issues and problems in a collaborative fashion
  • Azure cloud platform
  • Development experience within a web-based environment
  • Data Management concepts and technology
  • Process Management and workflow concepts & technologies
  • Development lifecycles and notations covering structured, object and component-based approaches (e.g. IE, DSDM, RUP, UML)
  • Document, Content and/or Digital Asset Management concepts and technologies
  • Knowledge of specific applications
Work environment

Our company

Luxoft Poland

Krakow, Wrocław, Warsaw, Gdańsk 1500
Tech skills
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • C#
  • Python
  • Scala
  • Android
  • Android
  • iOS
  • Go

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